Calendar of State Papers, Colonial, 1574-1733 (Great Britain)
Title: Calendar of State Papers, Colonial, 1574-1733 (Great Britain)
Location: Jerome Library Main Microforms; fiche 942.008 G78c
Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards: Microfiche; 602 fiche
Publisher: Microcard Editions
Content Description: A reproduction of the Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, edited by W. Noel Sainsbury and published in 1860. The collection consists of a description of correspondence taken from the offices of the Secretaries of State. Some of the abstracts of the letters and documents are lengthy. This collection deals with British colonies, such as the West Indies, America, the East Indies, Japan, China, and Persia. The series begins in 1574 during the reign of Elizabeth I and ends in 1733 in the reign of George II. Topics covered include travels, business and economy, governance, slavery, piracy, agriculture, boundary disputes, relations with Native Americans, immigration, industries, relations with other colonial powers, etc.
Arrangement: Each of the 40 volumes covers a region of the world and a specific time period. Each volume is arranged chronologically.
Index/Bibliography: Each volume has its own tables of contents and index (either a general or name index).
Subject Categories: History; Multicultural Studies; Political Science
Keywords: Britain, Great Britain, England, state, colonial, West Indies, America, United States, USA, Canada, Persia, East Indies, Jamaica, Bermudas, Japan, China, slavery, pirates, foreign affairs, empire
Time Period: Prehistory - 16th century; 17th century; 18th century